Idemitsu to Begin Drilling Survey for Fukushima Geothermal Plan

  • Two survey wells planned to be drilled at national park
  • Fukushima prefecture trying to attract clean-energy projects

Idemitsu Kosan Co., a Japanese refiner, is set to begin drilling surveys for a geothermal project in Fukushima with 10 other Japanese companies, highlighting efforts to promote clean energy in the prefecture after an earthquake in 2011 triggered the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl. 

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